from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To change or make different; modify: altered my will.
- transitive v. To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
- transitive v. To castrate or spay (an animal, such as a cat or a dog).
- intransitive v. To change or become different.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To change the form or structure of.
- v. To become different.
- v. To tailor clothes to make them fit.
- v. To castrate, neuter or spay (a dog or other animal).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make otherwise; to change in some respect, either partially or wholly; to vary; to modify.
- transitive v. To agitate; to affect mentally.
- transitive v. To geld.
- intransitive v. To become, in some respects, different; to vary; to change
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make some change in; make different in some particular; cause to vary in some degree, without an entire change.
- To change entirely or materially; convert into another form or state: as, to alter a cloak into a coat; to alter an opinion.
- To castrate, emasculate, or spay, as an animal.
- To exchange.
- To agitate: as, ”altered and moved inwardly,” Milton, Areopagitica, p. 1.
- To become different in some respect; vary; change.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
- v. remove the ovaries of
- v. become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
- v. insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
- v. make an alteration to
Over the alter is a painting of Christ and his twelve apostles at ye passover supper very naturally drawn, and over it a Large window full of fine paintings – the history of the testaments.
They argue that the socialization, rituals and beliefs that make up religion help the brain alter itself, to “brainsoothe.”
TV lounges and other communal shared space inside a closed building would certain alter what a reasonable person would expect the landlord to have done in selecting tenants.
John: TV lounges and other communal shared space inside a closed building would certain alter what a reasonable person would expect the landlord to have done in selecting tenants
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Their alter is to their gods of money and power where they sacrifice human life for all they can get.
He did not move a muscle as he sat regarding her, nor did his expression alter when he saw she was conscious.
Mrs Prote did not blink, nor did her expression alter even slightly, except for her eyes.
And after a moment I saw his expression alter, as though some spark -- something already half dead within him was faintly reviving.